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wear repellant in it, and dump standing -- residents wear repellant, and stump standing water. >> how often do that concerns a lot of people. >> that's right. people need to bring in their plant, and people should stay inside. last month, they fogged five times, and they have not announced when they're going to fog this month. >> thanks. our big weather stories, the cooler temperatures out there today, high temperatures in the 60s, 20 degrees cooler than yesterday. 72 degrees in concord, 75 in napa, 75 in red
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wood city. we are going to continue with the cooler temperatures as the fog spreads back into the forecast. dense fog near the coastline, into tomorrow, tell be slower to clear. so we'll continue to see color temperatureless tomorrow and all the way -- temperatures tomorrow and all through the weekend. five deadly shootings earlier this week in oakland. the victims targeted, police say the murders are not connected, instead they are part of a citywide crime problem. the chief today announced a new crime-fighting program called operation cease-fire. a pastor of one of the largest churches in oakland says the program does not go far enough to reduce the rising tide of violence. >> you have the fourth most dangerous city in america >> i think what we need to do is declare oakland a state of mother-in-law. >> we just described to -- a state of emergency. >> we've just described what's
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taken place here. >> five murders in 8 hours. >> they should say these shootings are out of control, this is not afghanistan, this not iraq >> 94 murders within the last 10 months or so >> it's alarming that we talk about the number of homicides as if 90 people being killed in our streets is not a real big thing. i guess because it's based upon the past. >> the people here today are key community patterns in the city's operation cease-fire, lifelines to safety. in the program which we'll launch in about two week, we expect to reduce resed yichl, focus on -- recidivism, and building trust within the community. >> we need to declare the city of oakland under a state of emergency, get control of the shooting, the homicides going on, and then we can talk about these programs, cease-fire, and all this stuff. right now, as far as the community is
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concerned that i represent, it's out of control. >> the 94 homicides to date in oakland are an increase from last year when they were 85. and the rising murder rate is not the only problem facing oakland police. legal papers filed today mean the possibility that the police department may be taken over by the federal government >> it's unconscionable and immoral for us to wait anymore. >> the mayor and everybody want to get it done, but at the end of the day, they haven't. >> they're not in compliance with the management of internal affairs. they're not in compliance with use of force and use of force reports. they're not in compliance with the span of control having a number of sergeants, a smaller number in this case, supervise the officers. they're not in
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compliance with ipass, which is the identifying problem officers. >> the attorneys say oakland has had more than nine years to implement these changes with better identifying and tracking problem officers. in vallejo, the two men police say were shot to death by a neighbor yesterday are now being described as the life of their neighborhood. >> reporter: the people who live in this quiet suburb say the shock from the shooting may never wear off. two familiar faces along folkstone way are dead. a make shift memorial now stands where they died. a third man facing charges for a double homicide. >> the two that are killed have families, wives. it's just bad all the way around. >> reporter: as news of the killings makes its way through
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the neighborhood, friends and longtime neighbors of the 50 and 58-year-old men who died drop flowers and cards off on the driveway where were shot. one of the men's names was mike. he owned this home. >> his garage was a central hub for the neighborhood to hang out, baseball game, stand around and talk. >> reporter: he says mike and his friend doug were in the garage wednesday when they got into an argument with a man who lives directly across the street. >> he got upset. he's a veteran marine who has been diagnosed with ptsd. and so apparently he walked across the street, got a gun, came back, and shot them both. >> wow. >> yeah, it's -- all three were friends. >> reporter: neighbors say he is scheduled for an arraignment on friday.
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grant lotus takes a wild ride with the blue angels! we'll show you the video. >> and later in this broadcast, one of the 49ers, divisional foes on the field. we'll have those highlights, and bochy at work today. he's announced two of his starters. and our review of the a's.
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five people have died, and 30 others in six states are ill after receiving steroid shots for back pain. they all contracted a rare form of meningitis. and officials are concerned that hundreds, perhaps thousands, may have received the tainted steroid injections. a steroid from a specialty pharmacy in massachusetts is now suspected. that pharmacy issued a recall last week and has shut
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down operations. the steroid was sent to 75 facilities in 23 states, including california. american airlines says that its mechanics will fix the floor mounts in 48 of its 757 planes in order to prevent the seats coming loose. engineers figured out an additional preventative step to upgrade the mechanism that locks the seats to the floor. the carrier said 50 flights were canceled today, and 44 would be scrapped tomorrow because of the work. >> much cooler out there today. i'll tell you what the forecast is for fleet week coming up.
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fleet week is here! and the blue angels are already wowing the crowds. >> ready? [ alarm sounds ] >> woo! that's fun! [ laughter ] >> whoa! oh, man! [ laughter ] >> where are we!
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>> there you go. there's the speed of sound right there. >> ah! >> we're hauling. [ laughter ] >> yeah, feel that? >> ready. >> there you go. good job. >> nice job. >> wow! >> pretty fun, huh? >> wow.
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[ laughter ] >> so now you see what it's like to be a passenger! what's it like behind the controls of a blue fighter attack jet? we found out from one of the pilots today before takeoff. >> this is the boeing fa18s, the oldest in the fleet. and all the words and the marks are there, we use to fly formation. our i'll be flying in the right wing, no. 4 pilot in the slot there. it requires an intense amount of focus. it's sort of like a workout every time we go fly. when you're flying that close to each other and at those speeds, it's going to require quite a bit of focus, intense concentration, and then just athletic ability to make sure that we're doing the right thing
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with the jets. you couldn't ask for a more stunning backdrop, golden gate bridge and alcatraz. just the topography, the geography of the area is going to make for some challenges, and some of our maneuvers have to have slight adjustments. but it's going to make it that much more visually stunning when you see it. >> and kron4 will bring you the show live, sponsored by jeep. we'll have the sights and sounds. and you can just sit back and watch it all from the comfort of your home. blue angels live is saturday, october 6th, at 3:00 pm. one of the other big events happening in san francisco this weekend is the hardly strictly bluegrass festival! the festival is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of people to the city over three days. charles clifford has details. >> reporter: this stage is constructed completely with our crew. sherry sternberg helped
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start the festival 12 years ago. thursday, she and an army of roadies were putting the final touches on the stages and venues >> we've got most of the audio and staging up, a lot of signage still needs to get it. >> reporter: it starts on friday with a kids' day then opens up to the general public on saturday and sunday from 11:00 to 7:00. there are six stage, and each day will feature dozens of acts, all free. last year, 750,000 people showed up over three days. this is happening on a very busy weekend here in the bay area and that has added an extra challenge for organizers, specifically in how people will get to the park. >> with all of the other things going on, i just want there to be safety concerns with regards to public transportation, respecting the neighborhoods, that's a big priority for us, that people leave this event and
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everyone has a good time. >> take public transportation, bring layers, a lot of water, and try something new, try something you've never heard of, a band you've never experienced, just walk to another stage and see some music and meet somebody new. >> reporter: in san francisco, charles clifford, kron4. cooler weather is expected this weekend. we're going to see a mix of cloud cover and sunshine through the weekend as well. temperatures still in the 60s and 70s. tomorrow, same thing on saturday. a system hovering offshore starts to push into the bay area. temperatures tomorrow, in the 60s and 70s. 67 in sunnyvale, 77 in los gatos, 72? san jose. 70s for the inland valleys again for tomorrow afternoon. 76 in antioch, 73 in pleasanton and
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concord. 65 in oakland, 67 in hayward, 67 also in fremont. for the coastline, temperatures running in the upper 50s, low 60s. 60 in ocean beach, 62 in san francisco. we could see some sun breaks even along the coast line tomorrow afternoon, and through the north bay, temperatures in the 60s and 70s as well. 69 in santa rose a68 in novato, 70 in napa. for the blue angels forecast, clearing into the afternoon for friday and saturday. still on the cool side with temperatures in the low 60s. as we head into sunday and early next week, we're going to see more cloud cover, and even a chance of showers as that system moves over san francisco. the showers most likely right now on monday and today. but we'll keep you posted as it gets closer. new to decision 2012. the first presidential debate in the history books. . last night's debate is now changing the race.
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>> how did he do last night? >> it's one of mitt romney's five sons talking about the debate. and the answer, dad did really, really well. [ cheering and applause ] >> reporter: even many of president obama's supporters consider the first debate firmly in the win column for romney. the president had a few good lines >> for 18 months he's been running on this tax plan, and now five weeks before the election he's saying his big bold idea is never mind. >> reporter: but romney came out strong, essentially taking over as the president seemed to wilt. >> a deduction for taking a plan overseas? i've been in business for 25 years. i have no idea what you're talking about. >> reporter: critics say obama seemed meek, took too many punches and did not go after romney when he had the chance. today he was trying to rebound, accusing mitt romney of dishonesty. >> the real mitt romney has been running around the country
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for the last year promising $5 trillion in tax cuts that favor the wealthy. the fellow last night said he didn't know anything about that. >> reporter: romney made a surprise appearance at a conservative political action committee. >> i know this is going to be a close-fought battle. we need to win colorado. if we do, we're going to take back the white house. the latest on the giants' off-day workout. and two of the 49ers' division rivals go ahead hundred dollar to head.
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football had the sporting landscape all to themselves tonight. kevin cobb and arizona came in 4-0. a lot of people said uh-oh! the 49ers has been challenged. but cobb got beat up big-time. for the rams, that is howie long's son doing the thing, cobb sacked 9 times! 17 sacks in the last 5 days. sam bradford, chris gibbons, that's it. rams hand arizona their first loss. they're 4-1. the rams go to 3-2. 17-3, st. louis the
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winner tonight. the giants go saturday with matt cain and saturday with madison bumgarner. had a little workout today. bochy reserving the right to decide who'll about 3, 4, and 5 if necessary. there's zito out there. vogelsong of course. serve going to wait. lincecum has a question mark by his name. bochy talked about the giants, reds, here we go. >> we could use some guys in the rotation early here, then we'll do that. we want to keep our options open for game 3, 4, and 5. and we may have to switch the order. so instead of setting it right now, we just decided to announce game 1, and game 2. the a's in detroit at this hour, waiting for saturday's opener versus the tigers. >> the oak landa's have shocked
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the -- oakland a's have shocked the baseball world! >> it was unprecedented. to put the a's accomplishment in perspective, texas led the division for 178 days this year. the a's, just once. just about every expert out there picked them in last place, some saying they would lose 100 games >> oh, that's too bad. >> on june 1st, they were 8 games below .500, and dead last in batting average hits and rbis. how did they defy the odds? >> carter to left! >> it started with a longball. and 111 home run s since the break led the majors with josh redick, cespedes, and brandon moss leading the way. >> 14 game winning hits in their final at-bat, also the best in the big leagues.
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>> then there's the rookie pitchers, five strong arms that carried the a's most of the season. and their wins combined is the most for major league basic rookies on one team. it all came together for the a's who compiled the best record in baseball the last four months of the season. some might call it moneyball. with beane working his magic the same year the movie about him was released, and a payroll the second lowest in basic. bobby valentine showed up on his bicycle today the day after the red sox' season ended. not enough. fired by the red sox. and curt shilling, a major playoff contributor once upon a time, said all the money he made from his career, remember the
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bloody sock, he pitched with blood all over him? dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation.
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